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Tabulated information useful for making calculations in the field. It includes bridge classifications for equipment, as well as sizes and weights of those items, conversion tables for money, weight, volume and temperature and then moon phases for 1941 and magnetic variations.
Topics: British Army, Field Service Pocket Book, World War Two, Second World War
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The less glamorous aspects of the British Army but this pamphlet details the administration that was essential to running an organised unit of men, including how to conduct burials in the field.
Topics: British Army, World War Two, Second World War, Field Service Pocket Book
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Mar 19, 2020 War Office
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This pamphlet describes the types of gases in service during the Second World War and the measures that the British Army was to put in place to protect against them, including the personal equipment for soldiers.
Topics: British Army, Second World War, World War Two, Field Service Pocket Book
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Mar 19, 2020 War Office
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Covering the organisation medical services in the British Army as well as how injured and sick troops were evacuated and treated and how health was to be maintained.
Topics: British Army, Second World War, World War Two, Field Service Pocket Book, Royal Army Medical Corps,...
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Mar 19, 2020 War Office
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Covering the organisation medical services in the British Army as well as how injured and sick troops were evacuated and treated and how health was to be maintained.
Topics: British Army, Second World War, World War Two, Field Service Pocket Book, Royal Army Medical Corps
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Movement of troops and equipment by road and rail was essential during the Second World War and this pamphlet covers the details of the orders and management required in the British Army .
Topics: British Army, Field Service Pocket Book, Second World War, World War Two
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Mar 19, 2020 War Office
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An update to the earlier issue of Pamphlet No 9 but just covering Ammunition Codes used on packaging and ammunition supply information.
Topics: British Army, Field Service Pocket Book, Second World War, World War Two
A pamphlet covering how the British Army supplied and replenished its troops in the field. This includes consumption rates and the logistics systems in place to carry out that supply. It also includes ammunition supply codes that were used on ammunition boxes and packaging.
Topics: British Army, Field Service Pocket Book, Second World War, World War Two, ammunition, small arms,...
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A pamphlet covering how the British Army supplied and replenished its troops in the field. This includes consumption rates and the logistics systems in place to carry out that supply. It also includes ammunition supply codes that were used on ammunition boxes and packaging.
Topics: British Army, Second World War, World War Two, Field Service Pocket Book, ammunition, small arms,...
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Mar 19, 2020 War Office
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The complete pamphlet on how the British Army was building its trenches, camps, emplacements, bridges and other 'all arms' field engineering and fortifications at the latter stages of the Second World War.
Topics: British Army, Field Service Pocket Book, Second World War, World War Two, trenches, fortifications
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The British Army extensively used sea and rail and, to a lesser degree, air transport to move its troops around the world at the start of the Second World War. This pamphlet describes the process for doing so including how to load troops, horses and equipment and the capacities of different vehicles.
Topics: British Army, Second World War, World War Two, Field Service Pocket Book
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To easily and accurately add information to maps, the British Army used standardised symbols as shown in this pamphlet. It will greatly aid anyone interpreting wartime maps and sketches.
Topics: British Army, Second World War, maps, map reading, World War Two, Field Service Pocket Book
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The document detailing how to handle prisoners of war and field security issues, such as censorship and using information including sketches and diagrams.
Topics: British Army, Field Service Pocket Book, Second World War, World War Two
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Mar 19, 2020 War Office
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A mechanised army, as the British Army was at the start of the Second World War, needs to move by road. This pamphlet includes the practical and administrative detail of doing so, including choosing routes, orders to be issued and repairing roads.
Topics: British Army, World War Two, Second World War, Field Service Pocket Book
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Mar 19, 2020 War Office
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A mechanised army, as the British Army was at the start of the Second World War, needs to move by road. This pamphlet includes the practical and administrative detail of doing so, including choosing routes, orders to be issued and repairing roads.
Topics: British Army, Field Service Pocket Book, World War Two, Second World War
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The less glamorous aspects of the British Army but this pamphlet details the administration that was essential to running an organised unit of men, including their pay and how to conduct burials in the field.
Topics: British Army, Second World War, World War Two, Administration, Field Service Pocket Book
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Mar 19, 2020 War Office
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To speed us wireless transmission, codes were used to shorten common phrases. This pamphlet covers those in use in May 1944, immediately ahead of Operation OVERLORD - the invasion of Normandy, France, commonly just referred to as 'D-Day'.
Topics: British Army, D-Day, Second World War, Operation OVERLORD, World War Two, Field Service Pocket Book
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All aspects of how the British Army made camp and accommodated its troops at the start of the Second World War.
Topics: British Army, Field Service Pocket Book, Second World War, World War Two
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This pamphlet describes how the British Army conducts its 'appreciations' (or assessments) of situations and enemy forces, how it then issues its orders, sends messages and communicates between units.
Topics: British Army, Field Service Pocket Book, Second World War, World War Two
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Mar 19, 2020 War Office
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The complete pamphlet on how the British Army was building its trenches, camps, emplacements, bridges and other 'all arms' field engineering and fortifications at the start of the Second World War.
Topics: British Army, Field Service Pocket Book, Second World War, World War Two, trenches, fortifications,...
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Mar 19, 2020 War Office
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A pamphlet covering all of the common abbreviations in used with the British Army during the latter stages of the Second World War.
Topics: Field Service Pocket Book, British Army, Second World War, World War Two
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The document detailing how to handle prisoners of war and field security issues, such as censorship and using information including sketches and diagrams.
Topics: British Army, Field Service Pocket Book, Second World War, World War Two
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An update to the pamphlet included different short codes for radio and wireless transmission.
Topics: British Army, Field Service Pocket Book, Second World War, World War Two
Armies required communication to function. They do so through orders based on a hierarchy, particularly with the larger units, or a combination of units working together. This pamphlet sets out the mechanisms and content for these orders as they were at the start of the Second World War in the British Army.
Topics: Field Service Pocket Book, British Army, Second World War, World War Two
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Armies required communication to function. They do so through orders based on a hierarchy, particularly with the larger units, or a combination of units working together. This pamphlet sets out the mechanisms and content for these orders as they were at the start of the Second World War in the British Army.
Topics: British Army, Field Service Pocket Book, Second World War, World War Two
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A primer that covers all of the basic terms and definitions that are used in the whole series of pamphlets and across British and Commonwealth publications of the period.
Topics: Field Service Pocket Book, British Army, Second World War, World War Two
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A primer that covers all of the basic terms and definitions that are used in the whole series of pamphlets and across British and Commonwealth publications of the period. It also includes the war establishments of the basic units in the Army and the Royal Air Force for 1940.
Topics: British Army, Field Service Pocket Book, Second World War, World War Two
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Mar 16, 2020 War Office
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A comprehensive handbook for officers of the day, outlining all the duties and functions of the British Army when in the field. It contains information on communications, engineering, organisation, accommodation, cooking and much more. Each officer would have had one of these pocket books.
Topics: British Army, Officers, Field Service Pocket Book
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Mar 16, 2020 War Office
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Split into two parts, this Field Service Pocket Book sets outs the detail and knowledge needed for being an officer in the British Army in the latter part of the 1920s who was serving in India or part of the British Indian Army . It contains information on communications, engineering, organisation, accommodation, cooking and much more. Each officer would have had one of these pocket books.
Topics: British Army, British Indian Army, India, Empire
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Mar 16, 2020 War Office
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An insert for the Field Service Pocket Book that details the war establishments of the British Army in 1926.
Topics: British Army, War Establishments, Field Service Pocket Book
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Mar 16, 2020 War Office
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Split into two parts, this Field Service Pocket Book sets outs the detail and knowledge needed for being an officer in the British Army in the latter part of the 1920s who was not serving in India. It contains information on communications, engineering, organisation, accommodation, cooking and much more. Each officer would have had one of these pocket books.
Topics: British Army, Field Service Pocket Book
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Mar 16, 2020 War Office
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A comprehensive handbook for officers of the day, outlining all the duties and functions of the British Army when in the field. It contains information on communications, engineering, organisation, accommodation, cooking and much more. Each officer would have had one of these pocket books. This edition has been updated from the 1914 issue.
Topics: British Army, Great War, First World War, Field Service Pocket Book
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Mar 16, 2020 War Office
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A comprehensive handbook for officers of the day, outlining all the duties and functions of the British Army when in the field. It contains information on communications, engineering, organisation, accommodation, cooking and much more. Each officer would have had one of these pocket books.
Topics: British Army, Great War, First World War, Field Service Pocket Book
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Jan 7, 2020 Barr and Stroud Limited
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The Barr & Stroud Rangefinder served alongside the Vickers for its entire service. They were also exported and this manual is one of the commercial handbooks that accompanied each instrument.
Topics: vickers, machine gun, rangefinder, range-finder, barr stroud, infantry, british army
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Jan 7, 2020 Robertson & Mullens Ltd
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It wasn't just the UK producing additional handbooks that could be purchased privately. This example from Australia covers all aspects of the Vickers, including drills and mechanism.
Topics: vickers, machine gun, australia, second world war, world war two, small arms, training
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Jan 7, 2020 Robertson & Mullens Ltd
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It wasn't just the UK producing additional handbooks that could be purchased privately. This example from Australia covers all aspects of the Vickers, including drills and mechanism.
Topics: vickers, machine gun, australia, small arms, world war two, second world war, training
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Jan 7, 2020 Bernards Publishers Ltd
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A small pocket book covering the basics for the weapons in service with the Home Guard : Sten, Bren, Lewis, Thompson, Vickers, Browning and others.
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Jan 7, 2020 J A Barlow
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A very common manual that must have been produced in large quantities, this pocket-sized book covers many different small arms from all of the combatant nations in the Second World War. Barlow had been the secretary, and then member, of the Small Arms Committee for many years. This third edition contains further weapons as they were developed during the war.
Topics: vickers, machine gun, small arms, weapons, british army, home guard, second world war, world war...
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Jan 7, 2020 J A Barlow
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A very common manual that must have been produced in large quantities, this pocket-sized book covers many different small arms from all of the combatant nations in the Second World War. Barlow had been the secretary, and then member, of the Small Arms Committee for many years. It includes the Vickers-Berthier as well as numerous other weapons.
Topics: vickers, machine gun, small arms, weapons, british army, home guard, second world war, world war...
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Jan 7, 2020 L V W Wright
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Another Home Guard manual. This time it covers the preparations for firing and actions on stoppages for the Vickers machine gun , Browning machine gun , Lewis light machine gun , Browning automatic rifle and Thompson sub-machine gun .
Topics: home guard, british army, second world war, world war two, vickers, machine gun, browning, m1917,...
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Jan 7, 2020 Gale & Polden Ltd
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A very common manual for the Vickers M1915 . Produced for the Home Guard by Gale and Polden, it describes (with photos) the technical information and drills of the machine gun.
Topics: Home Guard, vickers, machine gun, m1915, model, 1915, lend-lease, lend lease, united states,...
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Jan 7, 2020 Gale & Polden Ltd
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A very common manual for the Vickers M1915 . Produced for the Home Guard by Gale and Polden, it describes (with photos) the technical information and drills of the machine gun.
Topics: vickers, machine gun, colt, m1915, model, 1915, united states, british army, second world war, lend...
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Jan 7, 2020 K M Lazarus
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A manual produced for the Home Guard that includes the Vickers machine gun , the anti-tank rifle , Thompson sub-machine gun , Browning automatic rifle and the Lewis gun . It includes drills and technical information.
Topics: home guard, vickers, machine gun, boys, anti-tank, rifle, thompson, sub-machine gun, machine...
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Jan 7, 2020 Gale & Polden Ltd
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This pocket-sized fold-out card is an aide-memoire for machine gun commanders from companies and platoons, giving them the main headings and descriptions to include in their verbal orders.
Topics: vickers, machine gun, small arms, infantry, british army, world war two, second world war
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Jan 7, 2020 Gale & Polden Ltd
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This pocket-sized fold-out card is an aide-memoire for machine gun commanders from platoon downwards, setting out their requirements and tasks in different roles, such as defence and attack.
Topics: vickers, machine gun, infantry, british army, second world war, world war two
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Jan 7, 2020 Gale & Polden Ltd
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This pocket-sized fold-out card is an aide-memoire for machine gun commanders from platoon downwards, setting out their requirements and tasks in different roles, such as defence and attack.
Topics: vickers, machine gun, second world war, british army, world war two, infantry, small arms
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Jan 6, 2020 Gale & Polden Ltd
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This pocket-sized pamphlet is an aide-memoire for machine gun commanders from platoon downwards, setting out their requirements and tasks in different roles, such as defence and attack.
Topics: vickers, machine gun, british army, second world war, world war two
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Jan 6, 2020 Gale & Polden Ltd
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This pocket-sized pamphlet is an aide-memoire for machine gun commanders from platoon downwards, setting out their requirements and tasks in different roles, such as defence and attack.
Topics: vickers, machine gun, british army, small arms, second world war, world war two
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Jan 6, 2020 Gale & Polden Ltd
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More a piece of equipment than a manual, the Rangecardograph is a template for constructing range cards, which were used extensive by machine gunners and their range-takers .
Topics: small arms, fieldcraft, british army, machine gunners, vickers, infantry, field-craft, second world...
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Jan 3, 2020 Vickers Limited
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An early manual for the Vickers-Berthier that includes pictures of the gun in service with British troops, presumably for trials or models in British equipment from Vickers-Armstrongs for publicity purposes.
Topics: vickers, machine gun, small arms, vickers-berthier, vickers limited, british army
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Jan 3, 2020 Vickers Limited
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An early manual for the Vickers-Berthier Model 1924-25 . This was a light machine gun that Vickers bought the rights to from Berthier and promoted as their commercial alternative, eventually seeking to replace the Lewis automatic rifle in British service.
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Jan 3, 2020 Gale & Polden Ltd
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This commercially-available handbook covered the Vickers-Berthier as well as the Lewis, Bren and Hotchkiss light machine guns.
Topics: vickers, vickers-berthier, lewis, bren, hotchkiss
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Jan 3, 2020 Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
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Later versions of the Vickers-Berthier were determined by 'mark' rather than year model. This is the hard-backed manual for the Mark I, covering the technical aspects of the gun.
Topics: vickers, machine gun, vickers-berthier, light machine gun, small arms, british army,...
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Jan 3, 2020 Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
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A commercial handbook to accompany the Vickers Class L , better known as the Vickers-Berthier, that was sold around the world. This is for the Model 1928-29 variant that was still being marketed as a 'machine rifle'. Scanned by the Vickers MG Collection & Research Association
Topics: vickers, machine gun, vickers-berthier, light machine gun, small arms, british india,...
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Dec 22, 2019 Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd.
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Manual used by the Argentinian Navy for the Vickers Class K used in an anti-aircraft role, possibly on submarines as this is how the gun was commonly used due to its high rate of fire.
Topics: vickers, machine gun, class k, observers, anti aircraft, armaments, small arms
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Dec 22, 2019 Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd.
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The Class F was Vickers' aircraft observers gun with a drum magazine instead of belt-feed. It was not used by the British but did have some commercial sales around the world , which this manual was intended for.
Topics: vickers, machine gun, aircraft, class f, observers, drum magazine, small arms, armament
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The Carden-Loyd was a tankette (light armoured vehicle) that carried the Vickers machine gun and two (or sometimes three) members of the detachment. It was used by the British but also sold around the world .
Topics: vickers, machine gun, tankette, carden-loyd, carrier, universal carrier, bren gun carrier
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Dec 22, 2019 Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd.
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A commercial catalogue for armament offered by Vickers-Armstrongs to its worldwide customers. It include the Vickers Class E , Class F , Vickers-Berthier Observers' Gun (later the Vickers Class K ), .5-inch Pilots Gun (later the Class A ) as well as mountings, bombs and bomb controls.
Topics: vickers, machine guns, aircraft, armaments, class e, class f, vickers berthier, vickers-berthier,...
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Dec 22, 2019 Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd.
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A commercial catalogue aimed at Governments around the world who were procuring their defence and military equipment in the 1930s. It includes armoured vehicles, bridges and other land equipment that Vickers were producing at the time.
Topics: tanks, mechanization, mechanisation, armament, vickers, tankettes, bridging, bridges
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The Class F was Vickers' aircraft observers gun with a drum magazine instead of belt-feed. It was not used by the British but did have some commercial sales around the world , which this manual was intended for.
Topics: vickers, machine gun, aircraft, drum magazine, armaments, vickers-armstrongs
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Dec 21, 2019 Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd.
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Designed as an anti-armour and anti-aircraft gun, the Class D* used a different .5-inch round the British service ammunition but was only used by a few countries around the world.
Topics: vickers, machine gun, .5-inch, anti-aircraft, anti-armour, armour piercing, small arms, vickers
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The Class C was the commercial variant of the Mark I land service Vickers machine gun. It was sold extensively around the world during the 1920s and 1930s in a range of calibres to suit the customer. The gun resembles the Mark I but includes a range of accessories and minor alterations not available in British service . This is an amended second edition.
Topics: vickers, machine gun, class c, armaments, small arms, vickers-armstrongs
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The Class C was the commercial variant of the Mark I land service Vickers machine gun. It was sold extensively around the world during the 1920s and 1930s in a range of calibres to suit the customer. The gun resembles the Mark I but includes a range of accessories and minor alterations not available in British service .
Topics: vickers, machine gun, armaments, vickers-armstrongs, small arms
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Dec 21, 2019 Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd.
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A manual for the Class 'C' commercial Vickers machine gun
Topics: vickers, machine gun, vickers limited, small arms, armaments, class C
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Dec 21, 2019 Vickers Limited
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An early handbook for the High Velocity Vickers  .5-inch  machine gun designed for air service. This is possibly what would later become known as the  Class B  gun.
Topics: vickers, machine gun, .5-inch, heavy machine gun, class B, vickers limited, small arms
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Dec 8, 2019 Harvey Military Publishing
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A pocket-sized manual designed to help American machine gun offers who were using the Vickers machine gun. It includes a question and answer section as well as material sourced from other manuals and handbook of the time.
Topics: vickers, vickersmg, american expeditionary force, machine gun, great war, first world war
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As tactics developed, the manuals had to as well. This addendum to The Machine Gunners' Handbook covers barrage fire.
Topics: vickers, vickersmg, machine gun corps, british army, barrage fire, indirect fire, sustained fire
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Dec 8, 2019 J Bostock
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This comprehensive manual for machine guns in the Great War included, in this edition, the list of machine guns covered has reduced to the Vickers and the Lewis which were the automatic weapons in use with the British and Empire countries at the time.
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Dec 8, 2019 Capitaine Robert
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A french-language manual that covers the St-Etienne, Hotchkiss, Colt, Vickers as well the German Maxim MG08. It includes mechanism, drills, transport and tactics for each.
Topics: vickers, machine gun, french, france, maxim, mg08, german, machinengewehr, mitrailleur, colt,...
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Dec 8, 2019 H Douglas
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A commercial manual written by Captain H Douglas of the Sherwood Foresters who was a competitive shot in the British Army . It covers the technical aspects of the Maxim, Vickers, Lewis, Colt, and Hotchkiss as well as drill and use in the field.
Topics: vickers, maxim, lewis, colt, hotchkiss, machine gun, light automatic, light machine gun, british...
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Dec 8, 2019 J Bostock
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This comprehensive manual for machine guns in the Great War included, in this edition, the Maxim, the Vickers and the Lewis automatic machine guns of the British Army and it also included the Colt machine guns being used by Canadian.
Topics: vickers, vickersmg, machine gun, lewis, maxim, light automatic, machine gun corps, british army,...
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Dec 8, 2019 J Bostock
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This comprehensive manual for machine guns in the Great War included, in this edition, the Maxim, the Vickers and the Lewis automatic machine guns of the British Army and it also included the Colt machine guns being used by Canadian.
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Dec 7, 2019 E J Solano
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Part of a series of manuals for officers that covered a range of subjects. This is about the drill of a machine gun section, the tactical handling of machine guns as well as fire control of multiple guns and firing the annual machine gun course.
Topics: vickers, machine gun, training, british army, machine gun corps, great war, first world war
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Dec 7, 2019 N K Charteris
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A handbook to be read by instructors alongside the more technical handbooks and manuals on machine gunnery.  It's written by Major N K Charteris of the School of Musketry, Hythe, where the first machine gun training courses were held.
Topics: vickers, machine gun, school of musketry, british army, lewis, great war, first world war
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Dec 7, 2019 Vickers-Clyno
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The parts-list for the Vickers-Clyno motorcycle that was used by the Motor Machine Gun Service and Motor Machine Gun Corps.
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Dec 7, 2019 J Bostock
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This comprehensive manual for machine guns in the Great War included, in this edition, the Maxim, the Vickers and the Lewis automatic machine guns of the British Army and it also included the Colt machine guns being used by Canadian.
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Dec 7, 2019 J Bostock
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This comprehensive manual for machine guns in the Great War included, in this edition, the Maxim, the Vickers and the Lewis automatic machine guns.
Topics: vickers, vickersmg, machine gun, maxim, lewis, machine gun corps, school of musketry, great war,...
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Dec 7, 2019 Vickers Limited
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Even though the Great War had started in 1914, Vickers Limited were still providing machine guns to other countries either allies or neutral. This is the handbook for the Class C gun, the commercial equivalent of the Mark I. It was advertised as the light model, as opposed to the Maxim.
Topics: vickers, vickersmg, machine gun, maxim, great war, machine gun corps, british army, first world...
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Dec 6, 2019 Vickers Limited
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A brief introduction to the Class 'C' gun (the commercial version of the Mk I ) that includes a description of the gun and its operation and simple instructions for operation.
Topics: vickers, vickersmg, class c, great war, machine gun, first world war, vickers limited
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Dec 6, 2019 Gale & Polden Ltd
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A pocket-sized manual made for the individual officer to learn from rather than teach from. It contains question and answer sets and is written in a very easy manner. A real classic example of Great War commercial manuals.
Topics: vickers, vickersmg, machine gun corps, mgc, great war, first world war, machine gun
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Dec 6, 2019 J Bostock
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This comprehensive manual for machine guns in the Great War included, in this edition, the Maxim, the Vickers and the Lewis automatic machine guns.
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This edition of the Machine Gunners' Handbook, the first wartime edition, is too early for the diagrams of the Vickers Light Gun to be included and developments were constantly happening in this period, hence the third fourth editions being published in the same month.
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A commercial manual produced to aid students at the School of Musketry, Hythe, as those students were to become instructors in aiming and firing. It would also be purchased by other instructors from across the British Army.
Topics: british army, rifle, lee-enfield, lee enfield, school of musketry
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This edition of the Machine Gunners' Handbook, the first wartime edition, is too early for the diagrams of the Vickers Light Gun to be included and developments were constantly happening in this period, hence the fourth and fifth editions being published in the same month.
Topics: maxim, vickers, vickersmg, machine gun, great war, first world war, british army, tripod
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This edition of the Machine Gunners' Handbook, the first wartime edition, is too early for the diagrams of the Vickers Light Gun to be included and developments were constantly happening in this period, hence the fourth and fifth editions being published in the same month.
Topics: maxim, vickers, vickersmg, school of musketry, machine gun, british army, tripod
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Dec 6, 2019 East Surrey Regiment
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A small pamphlet for territorial battalions to keep record of their machine gunner training and provide an aide memoire for the machine gunners themselves.
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An Arabic print of the 1949 Illustrated Parts List, issued to Iraqi troops and recovered by the British Army in the 2003 Invasion of Iraq. It was found in a bunker near Basra and donated to the VMGCRA .
Topics: iraq, irak, british army, vickers, vickersmg, machine gun
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Dec 6, 2019 Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
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Detailed instructions for armourers for maintenance and alterations to the Vickers Mk I . It's written for the Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers - the Australian equivalent of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers .
Topics: vickers, vickersmg, australian army, royal australian electrical and mechanical engineers
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Dec 6, 2019 Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
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This document details the number of items and components needed to keep the Vickers Mk I in service. The quantities are tabulated depending on the number of guns for which the unit is responsible. It's written for the Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers - the Australian equivalent of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers .
Topics: vickers, vickersmg, tripod, australian army, australia, royal australian electrical and mechanical...
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An Amendment issue for the 1949 Illustrated Parts List, it includes exploded diagrams of the gun and tripod showing the component parts.
Topics: vickers, vickersmg, british army, tripod, dial sight
The catalogue for ammunition in the immediate post-War and Korea period showing the diversity of ammunition supplies at that time.
Topics: british army, ammunition, small arms ammunition, saa, fuzes, shells, ordnance
A full list of all machine gun equipment in service in 1949, including the Vickers, Bren, Lewis, Besa and other ground service guns and their accessories.
Topics: vickers, vickersmg, besa, lewis, bren, browing, machine gun, british army, light machine gun,...
An illustration list for identifying components and accessories in post-war British service.
Topics: vickers, vickersmg, tripod, british army
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Dec 6, 2019 Canadian Army
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A summary of the characteristics of the Vickers Mk I as used in Canadian Service. Printed for the Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers - the Canadian equivalent of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers - who provided the armourers to overhaul and repair the guns.
Topics: vickers, vickersmg, canada, royal canadian electrical and mechanical engineers
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An illustrated parts list that shows the components of the gun as well as the accessories in use in 1945 by the Australians.
Topics: vickers, vickersmg, machine gun, second world war, australian military forces, tripod
The mid-war catalogue of all items relating to machine guns in British service , including the spares and accessories for the Vickers, as well as the Bren and Lewis in ground service.
Topics: vickers, vickersmg, british army, second world war, lewis, bren
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The illustrated parts list for the M1915 Vickers that was supplied to the UK Home Guard under the lend-lease scheme.
Topics: vickers, home guard, british army, lend lease, m1915, colt, .30-06
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Dec 6, 2019 Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
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A comprehensive armourers' training manual for the REME Technical Training School in the British Army of the Rhine, Germany, from the late 1940s or early 1950s. It includes the Vickers GO  as well the Lee-Enfield rifles, Sten machine carbines and various pistols.
Topics: vickers, vickersmg, vickersk, gas-operated, vickers k, REME, british army, royal electrical and...
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A full list of the machine guns and small arms of the Royal Air Force in mid-Second World War. It includes the spares and accessories for those weapons as well. The sections covered are 7A - Lewis and Vickers machine guns, 7B - Small Arms, 7C - Ordnance and Ordnance Sights, etc., 7D - Hispano Guns, 7E - Browning Machine Guns, 7J - Vickers Gas Operated Machine Guns , 7K - Apparatus A.D. Scanned by the Vickers MG Collection & Research Association .
Topics: vickers, lewis, light machine gun, gas operated, royal air force, second world war, ordnance,...